Researchers looked into genetic data on over 300,000 people ages 16 to 102 to learn which genes are linked to intelligence.
Neanderthals aren't the only ancient people that have left traces in our modern DNA.
A genetic technique could uncover potential new treatments for diseases by studying the animal kingdom.
The data for this study was actually collected nearly 20 years ago as part of a regular federal survey.
But more information is not always better, according to a geneticist.
A child’s genes, combined with their environment, will shape who they are. But parenting is part of that environment.
Why do we have seemingly extra amino acids in our genetic code? Quantum chemistry borrowed from space to find the answer.
When the crocs reach their full size, they become trapped inside the caves for the rest of their lives.
The device has closed 12 gaps in the known human genome.
If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6 million years left before it disappears completely.
"We can make structures that nobody’s ever even conceived of before; this is a true man-over-nature event.”
“This was a hugely devastating epidemic.”
Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
Now might be a good time to try Dry January.
New evidence reveals a previously unrecorded indigenous population and poses a major challenge to existing theories about the earliest Americans.
A human rights group says China is collecting data through medical checkups in Xinjiang, a move that further adds to controls in the Muslim-majority region.
A major advance in synthetic biology was made public this week.
Sorry, Yeti fans—all these samples from sightings of the mythological being turned out to be real animals.
Learning your ancestry just got a lot more complicated.